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True Food Taste Tests
True Food Taste Tests
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True Food Taste Tests expose students to new, flavorful recipes and encourage them to think critically about their food. Student leaders and volunteers offer samples during lunch three times each year at all interested elementary and middle schools. Learn more in this Taste Test One-Pager.
 
CURRENT TASTE TEST

Spring Quinoa is now being called...

COSMIC QUINOA!

Thanks to the Armatage student who came up with the new name.
 
RESOURCES
Recipe Ingredients and instructions
Poster You might see these hanging up at taste test schools!
Outreach Language Copy and paste a sample newsletter blurb, PA announcement, and more!
Math/Science Mini lesson ideas tied to the Spring Quinoa recipe
English/Social Studies Mini lessons ideas tied to the Spring Quinoa recipe
Everything You Need to Know A cheat-sheet for schools and volunteers about the taste test
 
TESTIMONIALS
“I love that it introduces real foods to the kids-it's a fun way to engage with the kids about healthy eating and creative thinking."
"I appreciate the opportunity for kids to try things they may not have a chance to at home. One of the students tried it, and told me he was thinking of going to a culinary school to be a chef, so he wants to try all different foods."
"It was a fun, simple way to introduce new flavors to the kids, and it was very low-stakes, so the kids felt comfortable accepting or declining the new food item."
 
SUPPORT
Thank you to the Wedge Community Co-op for sponsoring our True Food Taste Tests!
 
VOLUNTEER
We're always looking for volunteers to help out! Contact Kate at kate.greencorps@mpls.k12.mn.us for more details!
 
ARCHIVE
Check out the Taste Test Archive for info on our past taste tests.
 
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